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Internet and Education



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Researchers at Oxford University looked at teens without access to the web and found they had difficulty completing school assignments. In fact, one student interviewed said he had to have online course work printed out and mailed to him so he could keep up in class. And in addition to the educational deficits -- those without internet access said they often felt left out of social activities.

So, just how important is the Internet to the development of teens? Dr. Sam Goldstein, a psychologist specializing in school psychology, child development and neuropsychology and Cody Henrichsen, an instructor at the Canyons Technical Education Center joined us in the studio to discuss the issue.

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